TWD 2019 Hotel & Travel
LOCATION, HOUSING AND  TRAVEL INFORMATION
 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center DCA Airport Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Terrace White Flint Metro Station


The 2019 TWD Program Directors' Meeting will be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center located at 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852 USA.

TWD 2019 Group Rate:  $185 per night plus 13% estimated government taxes and fees

Reservations Cutoff Date for the special room rate is Monday, July 1, 2019.  After July 1, 2019, the special TWD 2019 group room rate and reserved room block will no longer be guaranteed to be honored by the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.


If you have issues or concerns regarding your existing reservation at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, please contact Jacquie Roberts at twdprograms@faseb.org.

On-site Parking Fee:  Hotel parking fee for registered guest: $15 USD daily;  Conference Center day guest: $2.50 USD hourly; max of $30 USD per day

Hotel Details (click link for full details)

  • Accessibility information  
  • Check-in (4pm); Check-out (12pm
  • Internet Access: Wired/wireless (guest rooms); Complimentary for Marriott Rewards members; fee-for- service for non-members; Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless

 NOTE:  This hotel does not provide airport shuttle service to/from DCA, IAD or BWI.

 


TWD 2019 TRAVEL AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR NIGMS TWD-FUNDED T32 PROGRAM DIRECTORS

A limited number of TWD 2019 Travel Awards are available to help support the participation of Principal Investigators, Program Directors of active NIGMS TWD-funded T32 grants

  • Travel award covers eligible expenses up to a maximum of $1,500 (including TWD 2019 meeting registration fee of $225) to defray the cost of participation in the 2019 TWD Program Directors’ Meeting. 
  • Travel Award application receipt deadline date is June 21, 2019.
  • The award must be applied to related expenses including travel (air and ground transportation,) lodging at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (the designated TWD 2019 meeting venue,) and TWD 2019 meeting registration ($225).
  • Subsistence (offset per diem/meal expenses) allowance is $100.00.
  • Automobile rental expenses are not eligile for travel award reimbursements.
  • The travel awards will be processed as reimbursements to the award recipients after the meeting. Receipts will be required in order to receive reimbursement.>
  • Travel awards are limited to a maximum of three (3) NIGMS TWD-funded T32 Principal Investigators/Program Directors per university/institution.  
  • Apply for a TWD 2019 Travel Award 
  • Register for the TWD 2019 Meeting  (Onsite registration will not be available.)
 

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT - DCA

Visit DCA airport website

Airport Phone: 1 703 417 8000

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 23 miles NW

Driving directions from DCA: Take George Washington Parkway to I-495N.  Merge onto I-270 and take Democracy Blvd. East Exit. Turn Left on MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd.  Turn Right on Executive Blvd.  Turn Left on Marinelli Rd. 

Alternate transportation from DCA:

  • Estimated taxi fare: $55 USD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: $6.90 USD (one way)
  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $65 USD (one way); reservation required



WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - IAD

Visit IAD airport website

Airport Phone: 1 703 572 2700

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 25 miles NE

Driving directions from IAD: Stay straight on Dulles Airport Access Rd. Merge onto VA-267 E toward I-495/exit 18-19, merge onto I-495 N via exit 18 toward Baltimore/Bethesda. Merge onto I-270 spur N via exit 38 toward Rockville/Frederick. Take Democracy Blvd. East exit. Turn left on Old Georgetown Rd. Turn right on Executive Blvd. Turn left onto Marinelli Road. 

Alternate transportation from IAD:

  • Estimated taxi fare: $60 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: $14 USD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: TBD (one way)
  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $75 USD (one way); reservation required



BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT - BWI

Visit BWI airport website  

Airport Phone:  1-410-859-7111

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 37.6 miles SW

Driving directions from BWI: Take Interstate I95 West to Interstate 95 South.  Merge onto Interstate 495 and continue to exit 27 toward Silver Spring.  At exit 34 merge onto Rockville Pike.  Proceed to Marinelli Road and turn left. 

Alternate transportation from BWI:

  • Estimated taxi fare: $70 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: $12.25 USD (one way)
  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $95 USD (one way); reservation required
 
Driving directions (click link for interactive map)

 
Last Updated: 10/20/18

TWD 2019 Program Directors' Meeting is managed and organized by:
    
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by T36GM008637-21 and R13GM133156-01 (pending) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the NIH; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.